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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CLIFTON CHENIER, CARLY SIMON, GEORGE MICHAEL & More…

1925- Clifton Chenier (zydeco singer + accordion player; Grammy winner; member of Blues Hall Of Fame; recipient of Grammy’s Lifetime Achievement Award; died in 1987)

Clifton Chenier “Tu Peux Cogner Mais Tu Peux Pas…” video link here.

1937- Eddie Floyd (soul singer; “Knock On Wood”)    79 yrs.

Eddie Floyd - People Get it

Eddie Floyd “Knock On Wood” live video link here.

1939- Harold Melvin (soul singer + pianist; fronted The Bluenotes; “If You Don’t Know Me By Now”; died in 1997)

Harold Melvin

Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes “The Love I Lost” live video link here.

1940- Clint Warwick (bassist w/ The Moody Blues; died in 2004)

Clint Warwick

1945- Carly Simon (singer/songwriter; “You’re So Vain”)    71 yrs.

Carly Simon To Perform Online\

Carly Simon “Coming Around Again” live video link here.

1946- Allen Lanier (guitar + keyboards w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”; died in 2013)

Allen Lanier

1946- Ian McDonald (saxophone w/ King Crimson + Foreigner)         70 yrs.

Ian MacDonald

1952- Tim Finn (singer + songwriter w/ Split Enz, Crowded House + Finn Brothers; solo artist)         64 yrs.

re The Life Of Brian Finn

Tim Finn “Couldn’t Be Done” video link here.

1954- David Paich (vocals + keyboards w/ Toto; “Africa”)      62 yrs.

Toto's David Paich remembers

1963- Georgios Panayiotou a.k.a. George Michael (singer + songwriter w/ Wham!; solo artist; “Faith”)            53 yrs.

The day I told George Michael

George Michael “Freedom! ’90” video link here.

1964- John McCrea (vocalist, lyricist + multi-instrumentalist w/ Cake; “The Distance”, “Never There” + “Sheep Go To Heaven”)             52  yrs.

Cake w/ John McCrea “Sheep Go To Heaven” live video link here.

1972- Mike Kroeger (bassist w/ Nickelback)              44 yrs.

Mike Kroeger

These are today’s birthdays, accompanied by video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOB DYLAN, PATTI LABELLE, HEAVY D & More…

1941- Robert Zimmerman a.k.a. Bob Dylan (folk singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist); has been making music for over 5 decades; “Like A Rolling Stone”, “Tangled Up In Blue” + “Hurricane”; he was a member of The Traveling Wilbury’s; has influenced some of the biggest names in music from the present and the past)          75 yrs.

bob+dylan+1966

Bob Dylan “Things Have Changed” video link here.

1944- Patti Labelle (R&B singer w/ Labelle; “Lady Marmalade”; solo artist; “Stir It Up” + “New Attitude”; hit w/ Michael McDonald “On My Own”)          72 yrs.

Patti Labelle “If You Asked Me To” video link here.

1947- Albert Bouchard (drummer, guitarist + songwriter w/ Blue Oyster Cult)
69 yrs.

Albert Bouchard

1960- Guy Fletcher (multi- instrumentalist w/ Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry, Dire Straits + Mark Knopfler)      56 yrs.

Guy Fletcher-2.jpg

1967- Heavy D (rapper/actor; “Now That We Found Love”; died in 2011)

RIP Heavy D

Heavy D & The Boyz “We Got Our Own Thang” video link here.

1969- Rich Robinson (guitarist w/The Black Crowes; “Sting Me”; solo career)
47 yrs.

Rich Robinson, in Paddington,

The Black Crowes w/ Rich Robinson “Remedy” live video link here.

1976- Alessandro Cortini (keyboards w/ Nine Inch Nails)      40 yrs.

Eastcote Studios. Alessandro

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LOU RAWLS, JOHN DENSMORE, JACO PASTORIUS & More…

1934- Paul Williams a.k.a. Billy Paul (soul singer; “Me & Mrs. Jones”; Grammy winner)            81 yrs.

Billy Paul “Me & Mrs. Jones” live video link here.

1936- Lou Rawls (singer; “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine”; died in 2006)

Lou Rawls “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine” live video link here.

1944- Bette Midler (actress/singer; “Wind Beneath My Wings”; starred in ‘Beaches’)
71 yrs.                No Photos Available.

1944- Eric Bloom (guitarist + vocalist w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)
71 yrs.

1944- John Densmore (drummer w/ The Doors; “Light My Fire”, “Five To One”, “Break On Through”)                71 yrs.

The Doors w/ John Densmore “The End” live video link here.

1951- Jaco Pastorius (jazz bassist; member of Weather Report; worked w/ Pat Metheny + Joni Mitchell; died in 1987)               64 yrs.

Weather Report w/ Jaco Pastorius “Birdland” live video link here.

1956- Julee Cruise (singer; “Falling”)                59 yrs.

Julee Cruise “Falling” video link here.

1963- Sam Reid (member of Glass Tiger; “Don’t Forget Me When I’m Gone”)            52 yrs.

1971- Greg Upchurch (drummer w/ 3 Doors Down, since 2005; “When I’m Gone”)         44 yrs.

1974- Isaiah ‘Ikey’ Owens (keyboardist w/ The Mars Volta + Jack White; died in 2014)

1977- Brad Delson (guitarist w/ Linkin Park)             38 yrs.

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for a few of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOOKER T. JONES, NEIL YOUNG, BUCK DHARMA & More…

1936- Mort Shuman (songwriter; co-wrote “Save The Last Dance For Me”, “Teenager In Love” + more…)                   79 yrs.

1940- David Sutch a.k.a. Lord Sutch (singer; “I’m A Hog For You Baby”; politician + leader of The Official Monster Raving Loony Party)         75 yrs.

Lord Sutch “Jack The Ripper” live video link here

1943- Brian Hyland (singer; “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini”)
72 yrs.

1944- Booker T. Jones (keyboardist, guitarist, vocalist + composer w/ Booker T. & The MG’s; “Green Onions”, “Potato Hole” + more…)            71 yrs.

Booker T. Jones “Everything Is Everything” video link here.

1945- Neil Young (singer/songwriter/guitaritst/activist; member of Buffalo Springfield; “For What It’s Worth”; member of Crosby Stills Nash & Young; “Ohio”; solo artist; “Old Man”, “This Notes For You”, “Harvest Moon” + more…)         70 yrs.

Neil Young “Old Man” live video link here.

1947- Donald Roeser a.k.a. Buck Dharma (guitarist + vocalist w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)                    68 yrs.

Blue Oyster Cult w/ Buck Dharma “Godzilla” live video link here.

1948- Errol Brown (singer w/ Hot Chocolate; “You Sexy Thing”)                 67 yrs.

1952- Laurence Juber (guitarist w/ Wings)            63 yrs.

Wings w/ Laurence Juber “Band On The Run” live video link here.

1955- Les McKeown (member of The Bay City Rollers; “Bye Bye Baby”)         60 yrs.

1964- David Ellefson (member of Megadeth)           51 yrs.

These are today’s birthdays, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOM FOGERTY, PEPA, SUSAN TEDESCHI, SISQO & More…

1941- Tom Fogerty (guitarist w/ Creedence Clearwater Revival; “Down On The Corner”, “Fortunate Son”, “Leave The Light On” + more…; brother of John Fogerty; died in 1990)

Creedence Clearwater Revival w/ Tom Fogerty “Lookin Out My Back Door” video link here.

1943- Lee Graziano (member of American Breed; “Bend Me, Shape Me”)            72 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1948- Alan Gratzer (member of Reo Speedwagon; “Keep on Loving You”)           67 yrs.

1948- Joe Bouchard (bassist w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)       67 yrs.

Blue Oyster Cult w/ Joe Bouchard “Burnin For You” video link here.

1954- Dennis Stratton (guitarist w/ Iron Maiden; “Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter”)
61 yrs.

1960- Demetra Plakas (drummer w/ L7; “Pretend We’re Dead”)            55 yrs.

L7 w/ Demetra Palakas “Stuck Here Again” video link here.

1969- Sandra Denton a.k.a. Pepa (rapper w/ Salt-n-Pepa; “Shoop”, “Let’s Talk About Sex” + more… )                46 yrs.

1970- Susan Tedeschi (blues singer/songwriter/guitarist; “Hurts So Bad”; member of Tedeschi Trucks Band w/ her husband, Derek Trucks; “Love Has Something Else To Say”)
45 yrs.

Tedeschi Trucks Band w/ Susan Tedeschi
“Midnight In Harlem” live video link here.

1977- Mark Andrews a.k.a. Sisqo (singer/performer; “Thong Song”)          38 yrs.

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for a few of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DINAH WASHINGTON, MICHAEL JACKSON & More…

1924- Dinah Washington (singer; “What A Difference A Day Makes”; died in 1963)

Dinah Washington “I Don’t Hurt” live video link here.

1943- Dick Halligan (keyboards, flute + vocals w/ Blood, Sweat & Tears; “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”)               72 yrs.

1945- Chris Copping (member of Procol Harum; “A Whiter Shade Of Pale”)          70 yrs.

1953- Rick Downey (drummer w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)             62 yrs.

1958- Elizabeth Fraser (vocals w/ Cocteau Twins; “Heaven Or Las Vegas”)          57 yrs.

Cocteau Twins w/ Elizabeth Fraser “Pearly Dewdrop’s Drops” video link here.

1958- Michael Jackson (choreographer, singer + songwriter; “Bad”, “Human Nature”, “Thriller”, “Billie Jean”, “Beat It”, “Man In The Mirror” + more; member of The Jackson 5; “ABC” + “I Want You Back”; considered to be ‘The King Of Pop; died in 2010)

Michael Jackson “Human Nature” live video link here.

1963- Jerry Fehily  (member of Hothouse Flowers; “Don’t Go”)           52 yrs.
No Photos Available.

1967- Chris Gorman (drummer w/ Belly; “Feed The Tree”)              48 yrs.

 Gorman; front right

Belly w/ Chris Gorman “Gepetto” video link here.

1971- Alex Griffin (member of Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Grey Cell Green”)           44 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1975- Kyle Cook (guitarist w/ Matchbox 20; “3 a.m.”+ “Push”)            40 yrs.

Matchbox 20 w/ Kyle Cook “3AM” video link here.

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CARLY SIMON, TIM FINN & GEORGE MICHAEL & More…

1935- Eddie Floyd (soul singer; “Knock On Wood”)    80 yrs.

Eddie Floyd - People Get it

Eddie Floyd “Knock On Wood” live video link here.

1939- Harold Melvin (soul singer + pianist; fronted The Bluenotes; “If You Don’t Know Me By Now”; died in 1997)

Harold Melvin

Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes “The Love I Lost” live video link here.

1940- Clint Warwick (bassist w/ The Moody Blues; died in 2004)

Clint Warwick

1945- Carly Simon (singer/songwriter; “You’re So Vain”)    70 yrs.

Carly Simon To Perform Online\

Carly Simon “Coming Around Again” live video link here.

1946- Allen Lanier (guitar + keyboards w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)
69 yrs.

Allen Lanier

1946- Ian McDonald (saxophone w/ King Crimson + Foreigner)         69 yrs.

Ian MacDonald

1952- Tim Finn (singer + songwriter w/ Split Enz, Crowded House + Finn Brothers; solo artist)         63 yrs.

re The Life Of Brian Finn

Tim Finn “Couldn’t Be Done” video link here.

1954- David Paich (vocals + keyboards w/ Toto; “Africa”)      61 yrs.

Toto's David Paich remembers

1963- Georgios Panayiotou a.k.a. George Michael (singer + songwriter w/ Wham!; solo artist; “Faith”)            52 yrs.

The day I told George Michael

George Michael “Freedom! ’90” video link here.

1972- Mike Kroeger (bassist w/ Nickelback)              43 yrs.

Mike Kroeger

These are today’s birthdays, accompanied by video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOB DYLAN, PATTI LABELLE, HEAVY D & More…

1941- Robert Zimmerman a.k.a. Bob Dylan (folk singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist); has been making music for over 5 decades; “Like A Rolling Stone”, “Tangled Up In Blue” + “Hurricane”; he was a member of The Traveling Wilbury’s; has influenced some of the biggest names in music from the present and the past)          74 yrs.

bob+dylan+1966

Bob Dylan “Things Have Changed” video link here.

1944- Patti Labelle (R&B singer w/ Labelle; “Lady Marmalade”; solo artist; “Stir It Up” + “New Attitude”; hit w/ Michael McDonald “On My Own”)          71 yrs.

Patti Labelle “If You Asked Me To” video link here.

1947- Albert Bouchard (drummer, guitarist + songwriter w/ Blue Oyster Cult)
68 yrs.

Albert Bouchard

1960- Guy Fletcher (multi- instrumentalist w/ Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry, Dire Straits + Mark Knopfler)      55 yrs.

Guy Fletcher-2.jpg

1967- Heavy D (rapper/actor; “Now That We Found Love”; died in 2011)

RIP Heavy D

Heavy D & The Boyz “We Got Our Own Thang” video link here.

1969- Rich Robinson (guitarist w/The Black Crowes; “Sting Me”; solo career)
46 yrs.

Rich Robinson, in Paddington,

The Black Crowes w/ Rich Robinson “Remedy” live video link here.

1976- Alessandro Cortini (keyboards w/ Nine Inch Nails)       39 yrs.

Eastcote Studios. Alessandro

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN DENSMORE, JACO PASTORIUS & More…

1934- Paul Williams a.k.a. Billy Paul (soul singer; “Me & Mrs. Jones”; Grammy winner)            80 yrs.

Billy Paul “Me & Mrs. Jones” live video link here.

1936- Lou Rawls (singer; “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine”; died in 2006)

Lou Rawls “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine” live video link here.

1944- Bette Midler (actress/singer; “Wind Beneath My Wings”; starred in ‘Beaches’)
70 yrs.                No Photos Available.

1944- Eric Bloom (guitarist + vocalist w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)
70 yrs.

1944- John Densmore (drummer w/ The Doors; “Light My Fire”, “Five To One”, “Break On Through”)                70 yrs.

The Doors w/ John Densmore “The End” live video link here.

1951- Jaco Pastorius (jazz bassist; member of Weather Report; worked w/ Pat Metheny + Joni Mitchell; died in 1987)               63 yrs.

Weather Report w/ Jaco Pastorius “Birdland” live video link here.

1956- Julee Cruise (singer; “Falling”)                58 yrs.

Julee Cruise “Falling” video link here.

1963- Sam Reid (member of Glass Tiger; “Don’t Forget Me When I’m Gone”)            51 yrs.

1971- Greg Upchurch (drummer w/ 3 Doors Down, since 2005; “When I’m Gone”)         43 yrs.

1974- Isaiah ‘Ikey’ Owens (keyboardist w/ The Mars Volta + Jack White; died in 2014)

1977- Brad Delson (guitarist w/ Linkin Park)             37 yrs.

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for a few of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOOKER T. JONES, NEIL YOUNG & More…

1936- Mort Shuman (songwriter; co-wrote “Save The Last Dance For Me”, “Teenager In Love” + more…)                   78 yrs.

1940- David Sutch a.k.a. Lord Sutch (singer; “I’m A Hog For You Baby”; politician + leader of The Official Monster Raving Loony Party)         74 yrs.

Lord Sutch “Jack The Ripper” live video link here

1943- Brian Hyland (singer; “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini”)
71 yrs.

1944- Booker T. Jones (keyboardist, guitarist, vocalist + composer w/ Booker T. & The MG’s; “Green Onions”, “Potato Hole” + more…)            70 yrs.

Booker T. Jones “Everything Is Everything” video link here.

1945- Neil Young (singer/songwriter/guitaritst/activist; member of Buffalo Springfield; “For What It’s Worth”; member of Crosby Stills Nash & Young; “Ohio”; solo artist; “Old Man”, “This Notes For You”, “Harvest Moon” + more…)         69 yrs.

Neil Young “Old Man” live video link here.

1947- Donald Roeser a.k.a. Buck Dharma (guitarist + vocalist w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)                    67 yrs.

Blue Oyster Cult w/ Buck Dharma “Godzilla” live video link here.

1948- Errol Brown (singer w/ Hot Chocolate; “You Sexy Thing”)                 66 yrs.

1952- Laurence Juber (guitarist w/ Wings)            62 yrs.

Wings w/ Laurence Juber “Band On The Run” live video link here.

1955- Les McKeown (member of The Bay City Rollers; “Bye Bye Baby”)         59 yrs.

1964- David Ellefson (member of Megadeth)           50 yrs.

These are today’s birthdays, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉